Posts tagged: Fluoridation

Reap as You Sow

The UK government today approved the growing of our first genetically modified crops. Or ‘Frankenstein Foods’ as Daily Mail readers would know it. (Interesting image that conjures up – giant sticks of rhubarb, or whatever, clumping round the countryside, terrorising torch-waving peasants and befriending sweet little crippled girls. Gives a whole new meaning to the road sign ‘Heavy Plant Crossing.’ And while we’re on the subject, just why did Frankenstein give his monster great big metal boots? Did he have a career in deep-sea diving in mind for his creation?) Read more ›››

Bad Science

So, the research that supposedly linked the MMR jab to autism has finally been discredited. About time too. The distress caused to parents has been immense and children have been exposed to the far greater risk of measles by not having the vaccine.

I don’t particularly blame Dr Andrew Wakefield who made the original claim. He clearly believes in what he says. Probably the worst you could say about him is that he’s not a very good scientist who isn’t prepared to listen to his peers. Read more ›››